Fundamentals: Where does your data live?

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Where does your web site live?

Ask the group: Where does your web site live?

Drill down on the answers until you get:

  1. On a hard drive
  2. On a server
  3. In a cabinet
  4. In a colocation center
  5. In a city

Who owns the hard drive? Who can get that data on the hard drive? How?

Where does your powerbase live?

Break it down.

Wrap up

Whether or not you fear for your data, we have a movement-wide problem: in an age where the fastest growing and most dangerous corporations are responsible for running our data centers, how do we challenge their hegemony?